City Manager’s Blog

Standing Together – By Daron Hall

May 24, 2019

City Manager's Blog

The past week has been a struggle for many of our communities. The weather is unpredictable and regardless of the preventive measures we may take, the threat of loss of...

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Local Government Day Recap – by Daron Hall

February 8, 2019

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One of my duties as City Manager in Pittsburg is to monitor the activities of the Kansas Legislature in order to inform the City Commission about issues that could affect...

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Pittsburg development over the years – a breakdown of costs

November 19, 2018

City Manager's Blog

I recently had a great discussion with a group of business people about the growth in our local economy. One individual was specifically concerned with the amount of city tax...

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Pittsburg Housing – by Daron Hall

July 19, 2018

City Manager's Blog

When people consider moving to a community, they look at many things – public safety is at the top of the list, followed by employment opportunities, education, the local economy,...

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School Safety Initiatives – by Daron Hall

May 18, 2018

City Manager's Blog

This week I drove by the four USD 250 elementary schools in a single day. My son attends one of them and I attended a ground breaking at another. I...

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Public Safety and Quality of Life – by Daron Hall

April 20, 2018

City Manager's Blog

Public safety takes many forms and means something different to each of us.  Most of us can agree that clean water, a clean environment, and strong police and fire departments...

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Recognizing our City Employees – by Daron Hall

March 1, 2018

City Manager's Blog

This Friday (March 2) is National Employee Appreciation Day, and caps off Employee Appreciation Week at the City of Pittsburg. I want to take this opportunity to recognize all our...

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Studying Electricity for our Community – by Daron Hall

February 6, 2018

City Manager's Blog

“Kansas is a high-cost energy State, and that’s a problem.” – www.kansasenergyproblem.com It’s no secret that electricity is expensive. Communities across Kansas are feeling the economic strain of rising energy...

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Public Safety: A Coordinated Effort | by Daron Hall

January 23, 2018

City Manager's Blog

The Concern Sometimes solutions to our problems can only be found by working together.  As political and financial considerations arise, identifying win-win solutions becomes increasingly difficult.  Such is the case...

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Forward Together in 2018 by Daron Hall

January 9, 2018

City Manager's Blog

Have you ever noticed how time seems to fly when you’re busy? I’ve worked in several cities over the past thirty years and my favorite times were the busiest. It...

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